Jamaican born Entertainment Publicist & Social Media Personality, Rickardo Smith, more popularly known as Shuzzr has risen above the stigma within the local entertainment industry. The publicist/personality who came to the forefront with the admission of his sexuality earlier this year has managed to secure an internship with Entercom Communications, Rochester division in New York for Summer 2014.
Entercom is one of the largest radio broadcasting companies in the United States with over 100 stations under its portfolio. Shuzzr will be an intern on Spezanno & Sandy’s Morning Show on 98PXY, Rochester’s #1 Hit Music Station.
Smith is a graduate of The State University of New York, College of Brockport with a BA’s in Communications with a concentration in Public Relations & Gender Studies. Shuzzr’s drive led to MPR Consulting, a New York based Public Relations firm partnering with him in late 2010 to strengthen their brands and reach locally and internationally.
His resume boasts clients such as Tifa, Hapilos Ent. Group, Calico Music Group, RDX, Patexx, Lisa Hyper, Versatile, Morgan Heritage, Nefatari, Party Animals Ent., Nikki Z, DWRAP (TV Programme) amongst several others and as worked with others such as Blak Ryno, Erup, PayDay Music Group, Chozenn,amongst many others.
The young individual has also covered and promoted several events in Jamaica from Reggae Sumfest, Marco Polo, ATI, Dream Weekend, Shaggy & Friends Concerts, Style Week, Caribbean Fashionweek, Arthur Guinness Celebrations amongst others.